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Sheraton Miramar Mangrove Island

El Gouna, Red Sea Coast  >  Egypt

Beautiful mangrove island accessible around low tide across a sandbar.

Added* by Georgina Cole
Most recent update 15 November 2021

Description

Natural mangrove island accessed from the Sheraton Miramar Hotel beach at the right end around low tide. In the summer time the tides are especially low. Beach shoes are advisable. Among the birds you can see are Grey Heron, Western Reef-Heron, Greater Sand Plover, Osprey, Eurasian Curlew, Kentish Plover, White-eyed Gull, Caspian Tern, Striated Heron, Squacco Heron, Hooded Crow and Northern Wheatear.

Details

Access

Tok tok, walk, car, or bicycle to Sheraton Miramar Resort. Walk through the hotel to the beach and the mangrove island runs parallel.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach , Wetland , Sea

Conditions

Flat , High water possible , No shadow

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Check the tide tables.

Links

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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